10 Nigerian startups have been selected to pitch at Seedstars World event in Lagos, set to take place on Friday, July 31 as part of the ongoing Lagos StartupWeek.
The Lagos event will see the selection of one startup to represent Nigeria in the final event, scheduled to hold February 2016 in Switzerland.
The startups are online virtual marketplace Bazar NG, online food delivery service Food-I-Like, transport app MyQ, SMS tractor on-demand service Hello Tractor, digital content marketplace NerveFlo, e-commerce store Skarabrand, payment gateway CowriePay, payments app MBills, power provider Intellectric and human resources management software Talentbase.
According to Marcello Schermer, Regional Manager for Africa at Seedstars World, “We are really happy to partner with Startup Week in Nigeria as it is one of the largest and most important events for entrepreneurship in the country. We believe partnerships are an essential element to drive the growth of an ecosystem and we couldn’t have found a better partner for this. Together with Startup Week Lagos we can promote entrepreneurship and elevate Nigerian startups to a global stage.”